This post originally appeared in the Summer 2021 OIT Security Report.
Telecom companies are moving closer to shutting down their 3G wireless networks, and this shutdown is creating some unforeseen consequences when it comes to safety and security. Most news sources have focused on cell phone users being forced to upgrade their phones, but another service, the home security alarm, will also need to be addressed by customers, as well as medical devices like pacemakers monitors. Continue reading 3G Radio Sunset Could Spell Disaster for Home Alarm Systems
Cybersecurity Awareness Month is in full swing. OIT has joined the annual campaign led by the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and the National Cybersecurity Alliance (NCSA). The campaign emphasizes how the public and private sector can work together and to do our own individual part in building a secure online world. This year we are continuing to use the overarching theme of “Do Your Part, #BeCyberSmart.” Many cyber professionals are aware of the risks and issues in our increasingly virtual world. At SMU, we want your help to improve out cyber posture and use the knowledge you get at work to help others take a safe and aware approach to cybersecurity.
Each of us can get involved this October to help all of us be more safe and secure online. Do Your Part. #BeCyberSmart by utilizing the following resources: Continue reading Cybersecurity Awareness Month Friday Update
Cybersecurity Awareness Month is off to a great start with an informative webinar this week from our Chief Security Officer, as well as a sneak peek into the new Duo two-factor authentication app coming to your mobile device in the next few weeks! Continue reading Cybersecurity Awareness Month Continues: Week 2
Welcome to our first in a series for protecting yourself in honor of October being Cybersecurity Awareness Month.
To start us off, we are focusing on Duo Security. We have a quick tip to show you how to add a new device to your Duo two-factor authentication service, information about changes to authentication methods, and a sneak peek at the next version of Duo Mobile. Continue reading Welcome to Cybersecurity Awareness Month
To kick off October as Cybersecurity Awareness Month, we invite you to join SMU’s Chief Security Officer, George Finney, as he hosts our webinar “Hacking Your Brain for Better Cybersecurity“ on October 6, 2021, at 9 a.m. George will also be giving away a copy of his book, Well Aware, to one random lucky attendee! Continue reading Join Us for “Hacking Your Brain for Better Cybersecurity!”